Performance Physical Therapy Blog

Where in the world is PPT? We want to see how far Performance PT can travel this summer. Snap a picture of some Performance Physical Therapy gear and add your location and the hashtag #WhereInTheWorldIsPPT. Need some PPT swag? Share a patient story about an experience you had at Performance for your chance to win! … Continue reading Where In The World Is PPT?

Chronic Pain

By Jackie Waters – When I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in my mid-20s, I was devastated. I was young and it was difficult for me to come to terms with the fact that the crippling pain I was sometimes experiencing would be with me for the rest of my life. But after a few … Continue reading Seeking Hope: Learn to Thrive After a Chronic Pain Diagnosis –¬†Patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis do not benefit from steroid injections, concludes a new study published in JAMA. Study co-author Timothy E. McAlindon, of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, and colleagues found that steroid injections administered every 3 months were no better than a placebo for alleviating knee pain in patients with knee … Continue reading Knee osteoarthritis: Steroid injections offer no benefit, study suggests – Alex Pierce, 25, took up distance running with great enthusiasm a couple of years ago. Then she developed knee pain so severe that she could not climb stairs. So Pierce, a doctoral student in food science, went to see physical therapist Matt Briggs at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. He … Continue reading This treatment is the reason she ran her fourth marathon

Dance, Physical Therapy, TONYS, physical therapist

LA –¬†A manic and completely overjoyed Ben Platt gave his thanks with the speed of an auctioneer after winning lead actor in a musical for “Dear Evan Hansen.” “When I was 6 years old, I was a prince in ‘Cinderella,’ and I have spent every day of my life since then just madly in … Continue reading Tony Winner Thanks His Physical Therapist

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